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Gallery: Back in Thailand yet again

THAILAND | Tuesday, 3 Jun 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Soaking up the sun

THAILAND | Sunday, 1 Jun 2008 | Views [604] | Comments [1]

Patti:   Currently we are at a lovely beach resort on the island of Phuket in Thailand . We have a great view of the Adaman Sea (we just have to cross the street to get to the beach) and the weather had been very nice. It’s the ... Read more >


Luang Prabang

LAOS | Tuesday, 27 May 2008 | Views [1585] | Comments [1]

Amy:   I will try to find the words to describe how beautiful Laos is but I doubt that I will be able to do it justice.   Our first impression came when we flew into Luang Prabang on Tuesday.   We could see the lush, rolling, tree covered ... Read more >


Gallery: Laos

LAOS | Friday, 23 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Elephant institute

THAILAND | Tuesday, 20 May 2008 | Views [588] | Comments [5]

Amy:   I don’t know if riding an elephant bare back was on my life list of things to do but it should have been.   What an amazing animal and what an amazing experience.   It is hard to describe what it feels like to sit on an elephant’s neck and ... Read more >


Catching Up

THAILAND | Sunday, 18 May 2008 | Views [658] | Comments [2]

Patti: This is just to catch up on the days we have been missing since Amy's entry. On May 11 in the afternoon we had our half day tour into the jungle which pretty much focussed on bats. We visited a bat cave where about 3000 bats live and we learned ... Read more >


Gallery: Back in Thailand

THAILAND | Friday, 16 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Day of travel

THAILAND | Thursday, 15 May 2008 | Views [533]

Amy: We boarded a bus at 8am to take us from Siem Reap to the Cambodia/Thailand border .   We weren’t surprised to find that the bus did not have air conditioning as promised but we were surprised by the way they packed the people and luggage into ... Read more >


Cambodia Highlights

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [1050]

Patti:We are now on day 4 in Cambodia. We arrived in Phnom Penh and our tuk tuk ride to our hotel was chaotic, to say the least. It was a mosh pit of cars, bikes, tuk tuks, scooters, and pedestrians with no apparently rules of the road. Traffic lights ... Read more >

Tags: cambodia hightlight angkor wat


Tiger Temple

THAILAND | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Views [9108] | Comments [4]

Patti:   My Life List has one more huge check mark…being in close contact with big cats. Our time at the Tiger Temple was far too short but there were moments and feelings that are burned into my memory. The tour had a variety of stops along our drive ... Read more >

Tags: wildlife tigers highlight


Gallery: Cambodia

CAMBODIA | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Gallery: Thailand

THAILAND | Saturday, 10 May 2008 | Photo Gallery


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Back at it in Bangkok

THAILAND | Tuesday, 6 May 2008 | Views [639] | Comments [1]

Amy:   Wow, it feels like a very long time has passed since I did my last update, I am not sure where to start.   I am finally healthy again after more then a month of stomach problems and colds.   That feels like a good start. By changing our ... Read more >


Gallery: Peru Sacred Valley

PERU | Thursday, 27 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery

Cuzco nd Machu Picchu
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Lares Trek to Machu Picchu

PERU | Wednesday, 26 Mar 2008 | Views [3857] | Comments [2]

Patti: No wonder it’s one of the New Seven Wonders of the World. Machu Picchu was spectacular. It took us 3 days of trekking, van rides, a train ride, and a bus ride to get there on our Lares Valley tour. Day 1 we left from Cusco by van for about a ... Read more >

Tags: wonders of the world


Awesome Amazon

PERU | Friday, 21 Mar 2008 | Views [897] | Comments [2]

Amy:   Our flight from Cusco to Puerto Maldonado left early on the morning of the 15 th .   It had been cool and rainy in Cusco so we noticed the heat and humidity in Puerto Maldonado as soon as we got off the plane.    It was nice to see and feel ... Read more >

Tags: great outdoors


Lake Titicaca Islands

PERU | Saturday, 15 Mar 2008 | Views [2562] | Comments [4]

Patti:    We are on the countdown to coming home and have two major events still to come. We just arrived to Cusco from Lake Titicaca (the largest lake in South America ) where we did a two day tour and visited indigenous people who still live ... Read more >


Colca Canyon

PERU | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [978] | Comments [2]

Patti:     Colca Canyon was not at all what was expected but it was excellent and all for the low, low price of $30.00 each (including accommodation but not food or entrance fees). What I had previously thought about the canyon tour was that it would ... Read more >

Tags: Culture


Live and Learn

CHILE | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Views [606]

Amy:   So two Canadians walk into a small restaurant in the Chilean town of Punta Arenas thinking they know exactly what they want and how to order it.   When they are greeted by the hostess they confidently say they want the “completo” which is a ... Read more >

Tags: Misadventures


Gallery: Peru

PERU | Sunday, 9 Mar 2008 | Photo Gallery


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